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Letter written by Manju

This is Manju M.A., B.Ed ( Tamizhkaliarasai ) working as Assistant Professor ( English ) in AIAT B. Voc College, Auroville. I would like to thank the entire Reach for the Stars team and its donors for changing my life completely. Now I am a proud professor, working mom of a girl baby because of […]


Mathan’s blog

Mathan has been selected for a European Fellowship Program. Mathan has been supported by Reach for the Stars one year in 2012 for his B.E. Mechanical Engineering. He has joined Auroville two years ago and has started his own small Enterprise developing sustainable compost solutions. He sent us this update recently: I am now writing […]


A letter written by Tamizshelvam

Dear Stephanie, I have a good news. I have been selected for AcSir (Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research) Abdul Kalam Summer Training Program 2016. It is one of the training programs conducted by the government of India for 3rd year engineering students. Only 20 students are selected for the summer program, while nearly 5000 […]


Blog by Saravanan

Hi! I am Saravanan, a student of Reach for the Stars. I finished my school in Auroville’s New Creation Bilingual School and After School. These schools are free. My mother paid fees for my other two brothers for their schools. Due to this I was worried: why send me to this school that does not […]


Receiving a scholarship from Reach for the Stars

What difference did receiving a scholarship from Reach for the Stars make in your life? What do you think you would do now, if you had not received the scholarship? I asked this question to some of our students, here is Poovizhi’s answer, she studies Computer Science Engineering at Mailam Engineering college, she teaches English […]


A sponsor’s blog

I had visited and stayed in Auroville, an international city in Tamil Nadu and located very near to Puducherry, with my wife Annemarie (of German origin) in the years 1984, 1991 and 1997 and was very pleased with the way things had evolved in Auroville and how people from so many countries and Indians from […]



Every year in November or December we hold an open house for the high school students of 11th and 12th grade – our future applicants. The open house is held to give information about our organisation, our selection process and to inform students about the variety of courses available. We invite Highschool students from villages […]